PS3 Update Adds Small Touches


The latest PlayStation 3 firmware update reportedly came through smoothly with a series of small but appreciable changes:

  • The controller does not need to be wired to the system to receive updates.
  • Personalized backgrounds can be added to the XMB.
  • Video, music and demo files can be sorted by date and format.
  • Audio and visual settings can be adjusted in real-time while watching movies.
  • Emoticons are available for the chat function.
  • Discs can be ejected via remote.

This latest firmware revision is labeled 1.90; more significant changes were added in 1.80, including full HD support.

Source: Ars Technica

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